Dentist sinks his teeth into courses

Orchard Scotts Dental co-founder goes for courses regularly to upgrade his skills. -ST

1 in 2 Singaporeans would sacrifice friendships for promotion: Study

Over one in five professionals also said that friendships with colleagues made them more competitive at work. -AsiaOne

Outlook for Singapore's banking system remains negative: Moody's

Moody's report points that the quality of the banks' corporate loans in several emerging Asian economies will deteriorate, if interest rates rise. -BT

East meets West

CEO Annie Sun mixes heritage pieces with a European theme for a modern feel in her home. -ST

2 out of 3 experienced bad service in the past 6 months

At least half of all negative experiences have gone unnoticed by organisations. -AsiaOne

Singapore to release advance Q2 GDP data on July 1

The second quarter advance GDP data will be issued at 8:00 am local time on July 14. -Reuters

Developers to pay when reclaiming Iskandar land

Property developers within Iskandar Malaysia have to contribute 30 sen for each square foot of reclaimed land. -The Star/ANN

22 things you didn't know about Amazon

With a no-nonsense CEO who leads by fear, the story behind Amazon road to success is unique and inspiring. -AsiaOne

Area west of Orchard Road may get boost

Future MRT station and potential redevelopment plans for posh area. -ST

HDB four-roomer with a $100K reno price tag

Check out what went into the $100k renovation of this 4-room flat. -Home & Decor

Wealthy and pragmatic

For someone deemed ultra rich, liew mun leong takes a down -to-earth approach to investing. -BT Wealth

Taiwan's Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over 'security threat'

Taiwan said telecom equipment purchased from Huawei could be used for cyber espionage. -AFP

Singapore to stop issuing $10,000 banknote to prevent money laundering

High value notes are popular with organised criminals as they are a lighter, more efficient way of carrying large amounts of cash. -Reuters

How to tell if you have a horrible boss

Some bosses may not do anything illegal but are still capable of ill-treating staff by being inhumane and self-absorbed. -AsiaOne

Singapore workers falling short of retirement goals

Emerging affluent may not be able to retire on as much as they had hoped due to late start in financial planning. -AsiaOne

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